Gandharan Buddhist Art

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Kusala
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Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby Kusala » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:30 pm

Hello Dhamma friends. Are there any Gandharan fans here?


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Homage to the Buddha
Thus indeed, is that Blessed One: He is the Holy One, fully enlightened, endowed with clear vision and virtuous conduct, sublime, the Knower of the worlds, the incomparable leader of men to be tamed, the teacher of gods and men, enlightened and blessed.

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Re: Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby alan » Wed Jan 26, 2011 11:56 pm

I am!
Let's see more photos please.

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Re: Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby pilgrim » Thu Jan 27, 2011 7:00 am

A modern image in the Gandharan style.
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http://putrahbs.multiply.com/photos/alb ... _#photo=15

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Re: Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby Kusala » Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:15 am

alan wrote:I am!
Let's see more photos please.


Hi Alan. Here's a few more:

4th-5th century
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2nd-3rd Century
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1st-2nd century

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Homage to the Buddha
Thus indeed, is that Blessed One: He is the Holy One, fully enlightened, endowed with clear vision and virtuous conduct, sublime, the Knower of the worlds, the incomparable leader of men to be tamed, the teacher of gods and men, enlightened and blessed.

Homage to the Teachings
The Dhamma of the Blessed One is perfectly expounded; to be seen here and now; not delayed in
time; inviting one to come and see; onward leading (to Nibbana); to be known by the wise, each for himself.

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Re: Gandharan Buddhist Art

Postby Ben » Sun Jan 30, 2011 6:01 am

I'm also a fan.
Thank you for sharing!
Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.

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sobbhesu padaresu ca,
saṇantā yanti kusobbhā,
tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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